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1979 San Francisco 49ers season
Head Coach Bill Walsh
Home Field Candlestick Park
Results
Record 2–14
Place 4th NFC West
Playoff Finish did not qualify
Uniform
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Timeline
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1978 1980

The 1979 San Francisco 49ers season was the team's 30th year with the National Football League. The season is noted for being O.J. Simpson’s final year and Joe Montana’s first season in the NFL, as well as the first year head coaching the 49ers for Bill Walsh.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

1979 San Francisco 49ers staff
Front office

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Dennis Green

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Al Vermeil

Regular seasonEdit

ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Attendance
1 September 2, 1979 at Minnesota Vikings L 28-22
46,539
2 September 9, 1979 Dallas Cowboys L 21-13
56,728
3 September 16, 1979 at Los Angeles Rams L 27-24
44,303
4 September 23, 1979 New Orleans Saints L 30-21
39,727
5 September 30, 1979 at San Diego Chargers L 31-9
50,893
6 October 7, 1979 Seattle Seahawks L 35-24
44,592
7 October 14, 1979 at New York Giants L 32-16
70,352
8 October 21, 1979 Atlanta Falcons W 20-15
33,952
9 October 28, 1979 Chicago Bears L 28-27
42,773
10 November 4, 1979 at Oakland Raiders L 23-10
52,764
11 November 11, 1979 at New Orleans Saints L 31-20
65,551
12 November 18, 1979 Denver Broncos L 38-28
42,910
13 November 25, 1979 Los Angeles Rams L 26-20
49,282
14 December 2, 1979 at St. Louis Cardinals L 13-10
41,593
15 December 9, 1979 Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 23-7
44,506
16 December 16, 1979 at Atlanta Falcons L 31-21
37,211

StandingsEdit

NFC West
TeamWLTPCTPFPA
Los Angeles Rams 970.563323309
New Orleans Saints 880.500370360
Atlanta Falcons 6100.375300388
San Francisco 49ers 2140.125308416

Awards and recordsEdit

MilestonesEdit

ReferencesEdit

External linksEdit

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NY Jets Seattle Washington Tampa Bay
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